In Don Giovanni, after Zerlina is accused of cheating by her fiancé, Masetto, she sings her flirty aria ‘Batti, batti o bel Masetto’, teasing him by asking him to. 11 Feb Batti, batti, o bel Masetto. Act I of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Zerlina begs forgiveness from her sweetheart Masetto. CONTEXT: Yet another of. 20 Dec Translation of ‘Batti batti o bel Masetto’ by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from Italian to English.

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In the Vienna production of the batti batti o bel masetto, Zerlina batti batti o bel masetto Leporello and recaptures him. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘s opera Don Giovanni. For the legendary fictional character, see Don Juan. For this production, he wrote two new arias with corresponding recitatives — Don Ottavio’s aria ” Dalla sua pace ” K. Accessibility links Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to search Help. In a frequently cut recitative, Donna Elvira vows vengeance.

Leporello, Don Giovanni’s servant, grumbles about his demanding master and daydreams about being free of him ” Notte e giorno faticar ” — “Night and day I slave away”.

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The overture begins with a thundering D minor cadence, followed by a short misterioso sequence which leads into a light-hearted D major allegro. In the batti batti o bel masetto act, two of the Commendatore ‘s interventions ” Di rider finirai pria dell’aurora ” and ” Ribaldo, audace, lascia a’ morti la pace ” are accompanied by a wind chorale of oboes, clarinets, bassoonsand trombones with cellos and basses playing from the string section.


Leporello makes several attempts to invite the statue to dinner but is too frightened to complete gel invitation Duet: Leporello happens along and the two batti batti o bel masetto reunited.

He attempts to sweet-talk her out of bell him.

In act 2, Giovanni is seen to play the mandolinaccompanied by pizzicato strings. Batti batti o bel masetto he tries to escape, he bumps into Bsl Ottavio and Donna Anna. The score calls for double woodwindstwo hornstwo trumpetsthree trombones alto, tenor, basstimpanibasso continuo for the recitativesand the usual string section.

Views Read Edit View history. Don Giovanni starts to flirt with her, but it turns out he is the former lover she is seeking.

Accessible arias: Batti, batti, o bel Masetto

Beat me, beat your dear Zerlina. He assures them that no one will ever see Don Giovanni again. Leporello takes off Don Giovanni’s cloak and reveals his true identity. Everyone mistakes Leporello for Don Batti batti o bel masetto, whose clothes batti batti o bel masetto is still wearing.

Don Juan Don Giovanni From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. The Commendatore blocks Don Giovanni’s path and forces him to fight a duel. Da Ponte’s scene at the beginning of the opera is based on a standard scenario of earlier dramas in which Don Juan attempts to seduce a noblewoman in disguise as her lover, one of his standard burlas or “tricks” of seduction.

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Leporello tells Batti batti o bel masetto Giovanni of his brush with danger, and Don Giovanni laughingly taunts him, saying that he took advantage of his disguise as Leporello by trying to seduce one mssetto Leporello’s girlfriends.


Retrieved from ” https: Leporello abandons Donna Elvira. However, Don Giovanni remains cheerful and tells Leporello to organize a party and invite every girl he can find. Sung by Adelina Patti. The composer also specified occasional special musical effects.

An ominous knocking sounds at the door.

University of Chicago Press. Be the asteroid, see Zerlina. Masetto hides, resolving to see for himself what Zerlina will do when Don Giovanni arrives. Batti, batti, o bel Masetto. They hasten to his palace. The work was rapturously received, as was often true of Mozart’s work in Prague See Mozart and Prague.

After cunningly dispersing Masetto’s friends Don Batti batti o bel masetto aria: Ah, lo vedo, non hai core! Peace, peace, oh my life! They accept batti batti o bel masetto invitation and Leporello leaves the balcony. Problems playing this file? The instrumentation and vocal writing are very reminiscent of Mozart’s treatment of madetto voice of Neptune in Idomeneo.

Don Giovanni and Leporello arrive batti batti o bel masetto after. Leporello tells Donna Elvira that Don Giovanni is not worth her feelings for him. Gustave Flaubert called Don Giovannialong with Hamlet and the sea, “the three finest things God ever made. Don Giovanni invites the statue to dinner himself.